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2014-07-23 23:32:12

Jonathan Bush’s 2014 NY TIMES Best Seller “Where Does It Hurt?” envisions health care to be an entrepreneur’s field of dreams. Dr. Ira Williams, author of Find The Black Box, offers an assessment of the good, bad, and ugly aspects that can be found in Bush’s vision of the health care delivery system that Bush says is rapidly transforming patient care in America. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Williams says, “Bush has joined the constantly enlarging chorus of those...

2014-07-22 16:27:05

DETROIT, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System in Detroit has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The health system was honored July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-09 08:28:51

White Paper Outlines Reimbursement Challenges Hindering Growth WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) released today, members of the personalized medicine community are calling for critical changes in payment and coverage policies to encourage innovation and improve the quality of health care for millions of patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130517/DC16280LOGO PMC's new white paper, "The Future...

2014-07-07 16:24:24

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth recently celebrated the first class of local high school students who gained experience in health care through a new STEM Global Health program in partnership with the Lake Washington School District. The students studied STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) through a year-long collaboration that provided hands-on education and learning opportunities at EvergreenHealth. As part of the Lake Washington...

2014-07-02 12:28:34

TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) shows that Quebec's publicly funded drug plan provides the best access to new drugs among all the federal and provincial public drug plans in Canada. The study compares Canada's public drug programs in terms of the number of new drugs approved for public insurance coverage, as well as the time that patients must wait for publicly insured access to new drugs. It ranks the quality of coverage...

2014-07-01 10:21:50

The Lancet OECD warns that "more and bigger" efforts will be needed to contain US health budget to prevent reversal of recent slowdown in health spending growth as economic growth improves Growth in health expenditure in the USA slowed dramatically between 2000 and 2011, bringing the growth rate of the country's health budget in line with other high-spending countries, according to new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. However, the...

2014-06-26 23:03:04

IAL to Help Drive Strategy through Commercialization of New Patient Engagement Tool and Re-define Mobile Health Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Insight Accelerator Labs has partnered with healthcare start-up Healthy-TXT™ to further develop and commercialize the company’s mobile health engagement platform that delivers real-time, targeted support to patients to reduce patient readmissions and improve health outcomes. As part of its new IAL member designation, Healthy-TXT™ will work...

2014-06-26 12:26:24

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announces the publication of the ASTHO State Profile of Public Health, Volume 3, which is a comprehensive source of information about state public health agency activities, structure, and resources. First published in 2007, the profile aims to define the scope of state public health services, identify variations in practice among state public health agencies, and...

2014-06-23 23:04:33

Health policy expert Don Berwick brings more than 400 to Albany, NY to discuss the future of health care in the Capital Region. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 A lively debate in Albany as business, policy, and health care professionals gathered to discuss the future of health care in the Capital Region. The event, which was co-sponsored by CDPHP and the University at Albany School of Public Health, featured a keynote address by leading health policy expert Dr. Donald Berwick. “Never...

2014-06-18 16:26:23

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Health Project will host a forum on health care delivery and payment reform on Thursday, June 19, at 10am, focusing on the transition from a volume-based to value-based health care delivery system. In April 2013, BPC released A Bipartisan Rx for Patient-Centered Care and System-Wide Cost Containment. That report laid out policy recommendations to put health care in America on a pathway to improved...


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